Nigeria's Past Returns as History Makes School Comeback
The education department changed the school curriculum by integrating History into Social Studies after it was felt that Nigeria's youth were not interested in the subject. The government is now bringing it back to the classroom and universities so that all the historical information about the country can be taught again and be known by all.
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This Day, 28 March 2018
The federal government has ordered the reintroduction of history as an independent subject into the basic and junior secondary schools in the country. Read more »
Leadership, 20 October 2016
The federal government has re-introduced History subject as one of the subjects in the nation's primary and secondary schools' curriculum. Read more »
Guardian, 4 May 2016
Despite its alleged inherent benefits , the decision by the Federal Ministry of Education to reduce the workload of students at the basic education level, from 20 to a maximum of… Read more »
Nigeria: 'Schools Should Offer History'
Daily Trust, 14 April 2016
In the past, both primary and secondary school students study History in schools because it opens opportunities to develop a comprehensive understanding of the world, and of the… Read more »